from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An odd or fanciful idea; a whim.
- n. A quaint or fanciful quality: stories full of whimsy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A quaint and fanciful idea. A whim. Playfully odd behaviour.
- n. An impulsive, illogical or capricious character.
- n. A whim.
- v. To fill with whimsies or whims; to make fantastic; to craze.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A whimsey.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A whim; a freak; a capricious notion.
- n. Same as whim, 3; also, a small warehousecrane for lifting goods to the upper stories.
- n. See the quotation.
- Full of whims or fancies; whimsical; changeable.
- To fill with whimsies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
- n. an odd or fanciful or capricious idea
Probably from whim-wham, fanciful object.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)